Conducted by RSMeans for the Brick Industry Association (BIA), the independent study compares total construction costs in five categories.
March 27, 2017
A new study comparing the construction costs of brick buildings to five common exteriors shows that brick with concrete masonry units (CMU) costs less than precast concrete, metal panel curtain wall and glass panel curtain wall systems.
The $55 million facility is currently pending LEED Silver Certification, thanks in part to its ubiquitous use of tile.
February 23, 2017
The staff of the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) will celebrate the first-ever National Tile Day on February 23, 2017, with a tour of Clemson University’s new 140,000-sq-ft Football Operations Building.
TSAH gives businesses and organizations the opportunity to sponsor roadside maintenance in exchange for a monthly fee.
February 21, 2017
Acme Brick Co. recently announced its partnership with Texas Sponsor A Highway®(TSAH), the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and Don’t mess with Texas® in a highway sponsorship program throughout the state of Texas.
Demand for clay roofing tile is expected to rise 7.8% per year to 700,000 squares in 2020.
February 1, 2017
U.S. demand for residential roofing products is forecast to increase 4% per year to 147 million squares in 2020, valued at $10.4 billion, according to The Freedonia Group. Growth will be boosted by an increase in housing starts, which will benefit from homeowner interest in choosing products—such as laminated asphalt shingles, roofing tile and metal products—that offer enhanced aesthetics and long-term protection against leaks and impact damage.